Dr. Thomas J. Suleski
Professor at Univ. of North Carolina Charlotte
SPIE Involvement:
Fellows Committee | Publications Committee | Fellow status | Conference Program Committee | Symposium Committee | Symposium Chair | Conference Chair | Author | Editor | Instructor
Publications (38)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 6, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10374, Optical Modeling and Performance Predictions IX
KEYWORDS: Laser induced damage, Diffraction, High power lasers, Laser damage threshold, Optical simulations, Diffraction gratings, Beam shaping, Materials processing, Defense technologies, Laser optics

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 25, 2014
Proc. SPIE. 9192, Current Developments in Lens Design and Optical Engineering XV
KEYWORDS: Eye, Germanium, Autoregressive models, Eye models, Thin films, Lithography, Freeform optics, Diamond machining, Reflectivity, Refractive index

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 25, 2014
Proc. SPIE. 9194, Laser Beam Shaping XV
KEYWORDS: Beam shaping, Surface finishing, Diamond, Neodymium, Freeform optics, Optical simulations, Polymethylmethacrylate, Ions, Spindles, Head

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 25, 2014
Proc. SPIE. 9194, Laser Beam Shaping XV
KEYWORDS: Beam shaping, Freeform optics, Composites, Optical simulations, Optical components, Nanolithography, Ray tracing, Surface finishing, Optics manufacturing, Zoom lenses

SPIE Journal Paper | January 31, 2012
OE Vol. 51 Issue 1
KEYWORDS: Infrared radiation, Infrared imaging, Infrared lenses, Composites, Spherical lenses, Germanium, Modulation transfer functions, Zemax, Image quality, Optical components

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | February 14, 2011
Proc. SPIE. 7927, Advanced Fabrication Technologies for Micro/Nano Optics and Photonics IV
KEYWORDS: Germanium, Surface finishing, Optical fabrication, Infrared radiation, Diamond, Diamond machining, Infrared lenses, Nanolithography, Micro cutting, Infrared imaging

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Conference Committee Involvement (27)
Advanced Fabrication Technologies for Micro/Nano Optics and Photonics XI
28 January 2018 | San Francisco, California, United States
Advanced Fabrication Technologies for Micro/Nano Optics and Photonics X
29 January 2017 | San Francisco, California, United States
Advanced Fabrication Technologies for Micro/Nano Optics and Photonics IX
14 February 2016 | San Francisco, California, United States
Advanced Fabrication Technologies for Micro/Nano Optics and Photonics VIII
8 February 2015 | San Francisco, California, United States
Advanced Fabrication Technologies for Micro/Nano Optics and Photonics VII
3 February 2014 | San Francisco, California, United States
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Course Instructor
SC454: Fabrication Technologies for Micro- and Nano-Optics
Applications of micro and nano-scale optics are widespread in essentially every industry that uses light in some way. A short list of sample application areas includes communications, solar power, biomedical sensors, laser-assisted manufacturing, and a wide range of consumer electronics. Understanding both the possibilities and limitations for manufacturing micro- and nano-optics is useful to anyone interested in these areas. To this end, this course provides an introduction to fabrication technologies for micro- and nano-optics, ranging from refractive microlenses to diffractive optics to sub-wavelength optical nanostructures. After a short overview of key applications and theoretical background for these devices, the principles of photolithography are introduced. With this backdrop, a wide variety of lithographic and non-lithographic fabrication methods for micro- and nano-optics are discussed in detail, followed by a survey of testing methods. Relative advantages and disadvantages of different techniques are discussed in terms of both technical capabilities and scalability for manufacturing. Issues and trends in micro- and nano-optics fabrication are also considered, focusing on both technical challenges and manufacturing infrastructure.
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